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Sep 20, 2010 5:30pm PDT
from nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon. that causes them to grow twice as fast, meaning twice the harvest. the company, aqua bounty, says the science can relieve overfishing and put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of the appearance, the taste, the texture, and the biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. and ben and jerry's ice cream has launched a something's fishy campaign. against the salmon and any genetically altered animals for consumption. >> today, it's the fish we're talking about. but very soon it will be a genetically engineered pig, a chicken. >> reporter: at a fish market in d.c. today, mixed reaction. >> just common sense. i think it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it in processed foods. >> reporter: since no one has ever eaten genetically engineered f
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